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‘Somebody Please Stop Him’: Internet Crying in Laughter Over Silver Kanye West

© AP Photo / Evan Agostini/InvisionKanye West attends the WSJ. Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, in New York.
Kanye West attends the WSJ. Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, in New York. - Sputnik International
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The eccentric star, who is continuing to build a career as a Christian hip-hopper following his record-setting album “Jesus is King”, has presented his new opera, titled Mary, in Miami. However, it was not his creation, but his bizarre look with a silver-painted face and shining outfit, that prompted a storm of hilarious jokes.

US rap star Kanye West has once again shaken the online crowd with a performance that left many asking: “what’s wrong with him?” The hip-hopper stunned netizens with his shiny look with a baggy silver outfit, paired with silver socks and flip-flops, as well as silver paint on his head and hands during a performance of Mary, his second opera, at the Miami Marine Stadium.

Although the world has witnessed an array of different Kanyes, this image was too much to bear for many.

​Kanye’s look inspired all kinds of allusions. Some recalled The Wizard of Oz.

​Others noted that his cult is worth discussing.

​Some were more supportive and admired his creative freedom.

​The rapper was not the only one who graced the stage decked in silver from head to toe, as other performers matched his meme-tastic outfit. The new creation, featuring music by the Sunday Service choir, is based on a Biblical story and directed by Nicole Beecroft.

FILE PHOTO: Recording artist Kanye West performs during the closing ceremony for the 2015 Pan Am Games at Pan Am Ceremonies Venue in Toronto, Canada, July 26, 2015.  - Sputnik International
'$200 to Worship Jesus?' Twitter Divided as Kanye West Announces New Biblical Opera
It is Kanye West’s second opera after his debut Nebuchadnezzar, which also referred to events in the Good Book. Its premiere followed the release of his Christian hip-hop album titled Jesus is King. It set a Billboard sales record as it topped several categories at once - Billboard 200, Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, Top Rap Albums, Top Christian Albums, and Top Gospel Albums.

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